A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 07:27:28 / January 27, 2016 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak12532543. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12532543. Exact location of event, longitude -151.4785 West, latitude 61.1985 North, depth = 92.8 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:27:28 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 92.8 km (58 miles).
The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kenai.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 57 km N of Nikiski, Alaska.
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